WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born 25 Feb 1818 in Gran, Hadeland, Norway. Married to Gunbjor Torgersdatter Civil War: Age 47. Married. Enlisted for three years on 21 Jan 1862 in Winneshiek County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Became unfit for service and was discharged for disability due to disease at Nashville, Tennessee, 24 Dec 1862. A family story is that he died in St. Louis, Missouri, in December 1863, never having made it home. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p144) (Buslett p630) (Meeker) (Ulvestad p295) (Ager p318) “Johannesen, Iver”